Song Lyric Sunday: Hurt/Pain/Agony/Suffer – ‘Avalanche’

Well, after Jim let the good times roll last week, this Song Lyric Sunday has a much darker theme – pain and suffering. Which naturally leads us to Leonard Cohen. And, more specifically, me in my room at university, listening to ‘Songs Of Love And Hate’ and wallowing in my teenage angst. Well I stepped…

Song Lyric Sunday: Seasons – ‘Summertime’

A ‘seasons’ theme from Jim for Song Lyric Sunday this week so, as the weather seems to be warming up (and the grass is certainly growing), I’ve gone for summer. From George Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’, but performed by Janis Joplin: accept no substitute. Summertime, And the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ And the…

Song Lyric Sunday: Burn/Fire/Flame – ‘Box Of Rain’

You could say that Jim at New Epic Author has turned up the heat for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday, Although I’d rather you didn’t. The chosen theme is ‘Burn/Fire/Flame’. The Grateful Dead have got this covered with one of their most popular songs, originally released on the seminal ‘American Beauty’ album in 1970. Look…

Song Lyric Sunday: Minutes/Hours/Days – ‘As I Feel I Die’

This week, I’m pretty confident that I won’t be duplicating anybody else’s contribution to the Song Lyric Sunday challenge hosted by Jim at newepicauthor. The theme is, broadly speaking, units of time – minutes, hours etc. and this choice is one of those where the reference is in the lyrics rather than the title. Nonetheless,…

Song Lyric Sunday: Books – ‘Ballad Of A Thin Man’

Jim at A Unique Title For Me is looking for some educational or cultural references to meet the theme of this week’s Song Lyric Sunday: ‘School/Books/Learning’ ‘Ballad of a Thin Man’ from Dylan’s 1965 album, Highway 61 Revisited’ is another selection where the key word is in the lyrics of the song rather than its…